An award winning airline
Jet2.com is the branded scheduled airline wholly owned by Dart Group PLC, a publicly quoted aviation services and distribution group. Formerly known as Channel Express, it has been operating as a commercial airline for over 3 decades and commenced low cost scheduled services in 2003 from its main hub at Leeds Bradford Airport. It also has smaller bases at Manchester, Belfast International, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Newcastle, East Midlands and Glasgow.
Jet 2 has won a number of awards and accolades for its punctuality and customer service such as 'Best Scheduled British Airline' from the readership of Holiday Which? Magazine and 'Best Short Haul UK Airline' in a Guardian newspaper poll in 2004. It also won "Favourite Short Haul Airline" in the Telegraph Travel Awards 2011 and "Best Short Haul Airline" at the Globe Travel Awards 2012.
In 2012 Jet2 carried it's highest ever recorded number of passengers, at 4.7 million.
Where they fly to
With 30 Boeing 737-300 aircraft, 11 Boeing 757-200s, 7 Boeing 737-800s and 1 Boeing 737-300F, all of which are fully owned by the company, Jet 2 flies to more than 50 destinations across 168 routes, with departures from Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Belfast and Blackpool. The main base of Leeds Bradford Airport alone serves over 40 routes that encompass beach holiday, ski holiday and city break destinations such as Lanzarote, Crete, La Rochelle, Budapest and Rome. Several domestic routes are also available including Belfast to Blackpool and London Gatwick to Newcastle and Manchester.
Efficient online travel planning
The jet 2 website which first went live in 2002, offers a range of travel services enabling customers to build tailor made holidays with real time hotel booking confirmation, travel insurance, car hire, currency exchange and airport transfers. Providing a convenient and efficient pre departure service, passengers can pre assign their own seating and enjoy automatic self check in.
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